Plant Area Assistant

SVC Group
31 Mar 2018
13 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Plant Area Assistant (Planted Containers).

We’re looking for a motivated individual who is knowledgeable about effective planting combinations and can plant up hundreds of colour themed hanging baskets and pots each week.
You will be given in-house training on how to plant up and merchandise our indoor and outdoor planted containers. We sell thousands of these a year and they also inspire customers to plant up their own versions.
Key duties

* You will plant up indoor and outdoor planted containers, keeping standards consistently high
* You will assist in merchandising the containers to maximise sales, and to maintain plant quality
* You will be aware of the changing seasons and assist in coming up with new container ideas e.g. Christmas & Mother’s Day gifts
* You will plant up display containers for our car park and garden centre entrance
* You will assist the plant area team in stocking up, pricing and moving stock
* When needed you may assist in other areas of the business

Your capabilities

* You are interested in plants and gardening. Some basic plant knowledge is essential – particularly of bedding plants
* You have a good eye for colour and shape
* You can take instruction, but can also use your own initiative when working alone
* You are motivated to see each task you are given through to completion, and can ‘learn by doing’


* Good communication skills - essential
* Basic plant knowledge - essential
* You’ll need to work 5 days a week, including one weekend day ( Pay: Time and a half at weekends)
* You’ll need to work some bank holidays, but will be given a day’s holiday in lieu
* Full on the job training will be given

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